"We work with government to support policy innovation, and we work with universities to support fundamental research."

Board & Executive

The board & the executive team provide overall guidance and ensure the CMD achieves it's vision.

Nigel Ray

The Treasury (Federal)

Mark Rodrigues

Department of Treasury and Finance

Professional staff

Our professional team supports the CMD through communications and engagement, strategic and operational planning and administration.

Rachel Derham

Business Manager


Administration and Events Officer


Tutors & students

We provide sponsorship to research students completing their PhDs. We work with tutors at the University of Melbourne to grow our research.

Daniel Tiong

Tutor and research assistant – Honours advisee for David Byrne